Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft App-V skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Application Virtualisation (AppV) formerly Softricity SoftGrid
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 736 917 876
Rank change year-on-year +181 -41 -140
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft App-V 491 262 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.02% 1.24% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 281 217 330
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,607 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.48% -2.35% -

Microsoft App-V is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 24,298 21,073 24,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 12.30% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19,776 17,580 20,974
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,457
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +5.05% +1.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,875 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

Microsoft App-V
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft App-V as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V.

Salary trend for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft App-V in the UK

Microsoft App-V
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V within the UK over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +149 436 £50,000 - 25
UK excluding London +76 228 £50,000 +20.48% 13
London +60 207 £53,250 -3.18% 15
Midlands +83 93 £50,000 +42.86%
West Midlands - 86 £50,000 -
South West +32 50 £50,000 - 1
South East -28 38 £60,000 +50.00% 5
North of England -11 29 £50,000 +32.45% 3
Yorkshire +26 19 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East of England -17 14 £46,000 +41.54% 1
North West -14 9 £50,000 +42.86% 1
East Midlands +4 7 £50,000 +42.86%
Wales +10 4 £40,210 +11.33%
North East -22 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft App-V also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Microsoft App-V.

1 478 (97.35%) Windows
2 355 (72.30%) Microsoft
3 341 (69.45%) Active Directory
4 339 (69.04%) SCCM
5 304 (61.91%) Citrix
6 291 (59.27%) Office 365
7 285 (58.04%) Windows 10
8 273 (55.60%) VMware
9 231 (47.05%) Windows Server
10 227 (46.23%) XenDesktop
11 219 (44.60%) XenApp
12 212 (43.18%) Windows 7
13 187 (38.09%) PowerShell
14 181 (36.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 162 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
16 159 (32.38%) VMware Infrastructure
16 159 (32.38%) Application Packaging
17 154 (31.36%) Microsoft Office
18 146 (29.74%) ITIL
19 144 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
20 135 (27.49%) Hyper-V
21 130 (26.48%) VMware ESXi
21 130 (26.48%) MSI
22 120 (24.44%) Service Delivery
23 119 (24.24%) NetScaler
24 118 (24.03%) Presales
24 118 (24.03%) SCOrch
25 115 (23.42%) Customer Requirements
26 113 (23.01%) Microsoft Intune
27 106 (21.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Microsoft App-V
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (14.46%) MS Exchange
2 36 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (4.68%) IIS
4 22 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.63%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.61%) Drupal
6 3 (0.61%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.41%) Confluence
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 154 (31.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
1 3 (0.61%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 291 (59.27%) Office 365
2 181 (36.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (12.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 25 (5.09%) IaaS
5 24 (4.89%) PaaS
6 23 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (3.05%) OneDrive
8 12 (2.44%) SaaS
9 11 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 7 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.02%) Yammer
12 4 (0.81%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 119 (24.24%) NetScaler
2 60 (12.22%) Remote Desktop
3 50 (10.18%) DHCP
3 50 (10.18%) DNS
4 36 (7.33%) SAN
5 25 (5.09%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.26%) NAS
7 15 (3.05%) Skype
8 9 (1.83%) iSCSI
8 9 (1.83%) Network Security
9 8 (1.63%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.02%) Firewall
10 5 (1.02%) Internet
10 5 (1.02%) VLAN
10 5 (1.02%) WAN
11 4 (0.81%) LAN
11 4 (0.81%) SSL
11 4 (0.81%) VoIP
12 2 (0.41%) VPN
12 2 (0.41%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
2 13 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.61%) MySQL
4 3 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.61%) Power BI
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 130 (26.48%) MSI
2 18 (3.67%) InstallShield
3 14 (2.85%) WiX
4 8 (1.63%) AdminStudio
5 5 (1.02%) Wise Package Studio
6 4 (0.81%) WinDbg
7 3 (0.61%) JIRA
8 1 (0.20%) AutoIt
General
1 91 (18.53%) Finance
2 34 (6.92%) Banking
3 22 (4.48%) Investment Banking
4 17 (3.46%) Retail
5 9 (1.83%) Front Office
6 5 (1.02%) Publishing
7 2 (0.41%) Back Office
7 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.41%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.20%) Law
8 1 (0.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 121 (24.64%) Architect
2 112 (22.81%) Desktop Support
3 86 (17.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 62 (12.63%) Technical Architect
5 59 (12.02%) Consultant
6 51 (10.39%) SCCM Engineer
7 47 (9.57%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (7.13%) Citrix Engineer
9 32 (6.52%) Support Engineer
9 32 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
10 29 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (5.70%) Applications Engineer
12 27 (5.50%) Citrix Specialist
13 25 (5.09%) Applications Packager
14 24 (4.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 24 (4.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 23 (4.68%) Citrix Support
15 23 (4.68%) Senior Desktop Engineer
16 21 (4.28%) Office 365 Engineer
17 20 (4.07%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.57%) Software Packaging
2 29 (5.91%) Web Services
3 19 (3.87%) .NET
4 16 (3.26%) CSS
4 16 (3.26%) HTML
5 13 (2.65%) .NET Framework
5 13 (2.65%) AngularJS
5 13 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (2.65%) Dapper ORM
5 13 (2.65%) Entity Framework
5 13 (2.65%) MFC
5 13 (2.65%) NHibernate
5 13 (2.65%) WCF
5 13 (2.65%) WPF
6 9 (1.83%) Angular 2
7 6 (1.22%) Middleware
8 4 (0.81%) jQuery
9 3 (0.61%) HTML5
9 3 (0.61%) REST
9 3 (0.61%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.92%) Data Centre
2 67 (13.65%) User Experience
3 51 (10.39%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (7.74%) Fat Client
5 38 (7.74%) Thin Client
6 26 (5.30%) Computer Science
7 24 (4.89%) Public Cloud
8 21 (4.28%) iPad
8 21 (4.28%) iPhone
9 13 (2.65%) Minimum Viable Product
9 13 (2.65%) Private Cloud
10 12 (2.44%) Blackberry
11 10 (2.04%) EPoS
11 10 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
12 9 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.43%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 478 (97.35%) Windows
2 285 (58.04%) Windows 10
3 231 (47.05%) Windows Server
4 212 (43.18%) Windows 7
5 162 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 144 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (5.91%) Mac OS X
8 25 (5.09%) Android
9 21 (4.28%) Windows Phone
10 16 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (2.04%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.63%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.43%) Linux
14 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.81%) Unix
17 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.41%) BlackBerry OS
19 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
19 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (32.38%) Application Packaging
2 146 (29.74%) ITIL
3 120 (24.44%) Service Delivery
4 118 (24.03%) Presales
5 115 (23.42%) Customer Requirements
6 86 (17.52%) Time Management
7 78 (15.89%) Application Virtualisation
8 76 (15.48%) Project Management
9 64 (13.03%) Line Management
10 60 (12.22%) Migration
11 59 (12.02%) Business Development
12 56 (11.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 52 (10.59%) Mobile Device Management
14 48 (9.78%) Root Cause Analysis
15 47 (9.57%) Data Protection
15 47 (9.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 46 (9.37%) Task Automation
17 40 (8.15%) Asset Management
18 34 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
18 34 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 187 (38.09%) PowerShell
2 43 (8.76%) VBScript
3 31 (6.31%) SQL
4 22 (4.48%) C#
5 16 (3.26%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.63%) VB
7 3 (0.61%) Go
7 3 (0.61%) Java
7 3 (0.61%) Perl
7 3 (0.61%) PHP
7 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 104 (21.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (19.14%) MCSE
3 91 (18.53%) Degree
4 55 (11.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 44 (8.96%) Security Cleared
6 35 (7.13%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (5.30%) MCSA
8 25 (5.09%) Citrix Certification
9 19 (3.87%) DV Cleared
9 19 (3.87%) SC Cleared
10 14 (2.85%) CCA
11 6 (1.22%) MCTS
12 5 (1.02%) CCNA
12 5 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.81%) MCP
14 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.41%) PMP
15 1 (0.20%) MCITP
15 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.72%) SLA
2 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.81%) QA
3 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 341 (69.45%) Active Directory
2 227 (46.23%) XenDesktop
3 219 (44.60%) XenApp
4 159 (32.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 135 (27.49%) Hyper-V
6 130 (26.48%) VMware ESXi
7 94 (19.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 56 (11.41%) BitLocker
9 52 (10.59%) vSphere
10 48 (9.78%) Virtual Machines
11 25 (5.09%) XenServer
12 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.02%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.81%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (0.61%) Docker
14 3 (0.61%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 3 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 339 (69.04%) SCCM
2 118 (24.03%) SCOrch
3 113 (23.01%) Microsoft Intune
4 106 (21.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 72 (14.66%) SCVMM
6 64 (13.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 51 (10.39%) vCenter Server
8 47 (9.57%) SCDPM
8 47 (9.57%) SCSM
9 35 (7.13%) SCOM
10 24 (4.89%) vMotion
11 23 (4.68%) AirWatch
12 19 (3.87%) WSUS
13 17 (3.46%) Jamf Pro
14 14 (2.85%) EdgeSight
15 11 (2.24%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (2.24%) WMI
16 8 (1.63%) NetBackup
16 8 (1.63%) XenMobile
17 7 (1.43%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 355 (72.30%) Microsoft
2 304 (61.91%) Citrix
3 273 (55.60%) VMware
4 96 (19.55%) Ivanti
5 68 (13.85%) Apple
6 43 (8.76%) Capita
7 32 (6.52%) Cisco
8 28 (5.70%) Reuters
9 26 (5.30%) HP
10 25 (5.09%) Bloomberg
10 25 (5.09%) FactSet
11 21 (4.28%) EMC
11 21 (4.28%) IBM
11 21 (4.28%) Oracle
12 20 (4.07%) McAfee
13 18 (3.67%) Google
14 17 (3.46%) SAP
15 14 (2.85%) MobileIron
16 13 (2.65%) Alias
17 12 (2.44%) NetApp